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136. What REALLY Happens in the White House, Need Tax & Spending Reforms & More w Paul Winfree | Ep. 45
In today's new episode of the "Let People Prosper" podcast, I'm thankful to be joined by Paul Winfree for a thought-provoking discussion on policy in the White House, economic history, and more.
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Today, I'm honored to be joined by economist and trusted public policy adviser Paul Winfree, who has served in top management and policy roles in the White House, U.S. Senate, and think tanks.
Lessons learned from his experience working in the White House during the Trump administration;
Tax, spending, and economic policies that need reform; and
Current economic concerns, including inflation, job growth, and government spending and the best path forward for a prosperous economy.
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Paul Winfree is an economist and a trusted public policy advisor. He has served in top management and policy roles in the White House, the US Senate, and in think tanks.
He was a Distinguished Fellow in Economic Policy and Public Leadership at The Heritage Foundation. He is setting up a new organization that will focus on economic policy that will launch very soon.
Winfree’s research focuses on US economic history, public finance, the political economy, the economics of media, and the economics of education. He is author of a book on the evolution of economic and fiscal policy from colonial America until the present called The History (and Future) of the Budget Process in the United States: Budget by Fire (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019).
Before rejoining Heritage in 2018, Winfree was Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy, the Deputy Director of the Domestic Policy Council, and the Director of Budget Policy, all at the White House. During the 2016 Presidential Transition, Winfree led the team responsible for the Office of Management and Budget.
Winfree holds a M.Sc. in economics and economic history from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a B.S. in economics from George Mason University. He will soon finish his Ph.D. in economics at Queen’s University in Belfast.
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